All-cash buyers have surged since the housing downturn while the typical amount of time it takes to sell a home is shrinking, revealing the changing dynamics of today’s home buyers and sellers.
As more home buyers, sellers and investors rely on social media and online resources for real estate information, Realtors® understand the importance of engaging in this space. To that end, Realtors® at today’s Raise your Social Media Marketing to the Next Level session at the 2012 Realtors® Conference and Expo learned strategies to enhance their social business and digital engagement and methods to incorporate new outlets into their marketing mix.
Five Realtors® who represent the good works of Realtors® everywhere are being recognized as "Realtor® Heroes" at this week's 2012 Realtor® Conference and Expo in Orlando. Read about them and their commitment to helping the individuals, families and communities around them.
Dual income households are comprising a greater portion of the housing market and helping sales recover, according to an annual study released today.
The commercial real estate market continues to recover at a sluggish pace. However, commercial real estate remains a solid investment, according to NAR.
The last Realtors® Conference and Expo in Orlando took place in 2008. Four years later, the housing market is on the road to recovery, but obstacles remain.
Government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac remain focused on supporting the ongoing housing market recovery while laying the groundwork for a better future housing finance system.
The next few years will be pivotal for the future of American homeownership, says 2013 National Association of Realtors® President Gary Thomas.
The housing market recovery should continue, assuming no further limitations on mortgage availability or a "fiscal cliff," according to forecasts at the 2012 Realtors® Conference and Expo.
Florida is not only the host state for this year's Realtors® Conference & Expo; it's also the fastest-growing destination of choice for international buyers, accounting for 26 percent of foreign purchases last year. It's no surprise, then, that this year's conference has a notable global presence.